Designed for enhanced meteorological observations and monitoring of land and ocean surfaces for weather forecasting and disaster warning

Launched in:2013
Orbit height:35786 km
Orbit type:Geostationary
Organisation: ISRO - India
Launched 26 July 2013

INSAT-3D websites


ESA eoPortal - INSAT-3 Series
ISRO - INSAT-3D Brochure
Indian Earth Observation (and Climate) Satellites

Data ordering

Indian Meteorological & Oceanographic data centre

On Board Sensors

Imager(INSAT) (Improved design of VHRR/2 (Very High Resolution Radiometer))
Sounder INSAT3D (For vertical profiles of temperatures, humidity and integrated ozone)